To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to Rick Benson, Executive Director by email at rbenson@softball.bc.ca. Applications will also be accepted by mail or in person at: Softball BC, 201-8889 Walnut Grove Drive, Langley, BC, V1M 2N7. No phone calls please.

SOFTBALL BC, MEMBER BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY EVENTS ASSISTANT

In this role, you will assist Softball BC in facilitating community events and assist with administrative work in the office.

Position Type : Full-Time, maximum of 13 weeks as per the Canada Summer Jobs Program

Department: Community Events and Administration

Direct Supervisor: Executive Director

Application Closing Date: May 15, 2017

Anticipated Term: June 5, 2017 to August 4, with possibility of extension to August 25, 2017

Number of Positions Available : 1

If you are comfortable speaking in front of groups, committed to helping others and passionate about softball, then this role is for you!

Your responsibilities in this role include:

· Work in a team environment to ensure participants at community events have a positive experience.

· Assist in the creation of demos, games and drills for community events.

· Instruct/lead activities and demos with enthusiasm and adjust activities based on the skill and athletic level of participants at events.

· Have an upbeat, energetic and enthusiastic attitude at community events. Encourage people to come to the Softball BC tent and take part in activities.

· Demonstrate support to Softball BC volunteers at events. Typically young adults (16+) are volunteers at community events and it’s important that they know who to report to and look to for guidance well at the event.

  • Provide exceptional customer service at all times.

· Reports to the Executive Director providing updates on Community Events and information related to office tasks.

  • Other tasks as required and assigned.

The skills and qualifications required for this role are:

· Currently enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary program that continues in the Fall of 2017. This is a requirement of the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

· Must be able to complete a successful Criminal Record Check.

The skills and qualifications enhancing your application could include:

· Excellent customer service and effective communication skills. Responsible and dependable.

  • Personable and passionate about Softball.

· Ability and confidence to lead large groups and one on one activity with children and youth.

· Experience working with children in a sport camp or related setting as a volunteer or staff member.

  • Flexibility with schedule as required. Must have reliable transportation.

· Office Skills: proficient with Microsoft Office and experience working with databases and/or online registration systems.

· Experience working with social media sites (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) is a definite asset.

Work Hours:

· 37.5 hours per week, as per the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

· Minimum of 9 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks with start date of June 5, 2017.

  • Some weekends required. Will be scheduled in advance.

· Position will be a combination of community events and office shifts.

To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to Rick Benson, Executive Director by email at rbenson@softball.bc.ca. Applications will also be accepted by mail or in person at: Softball BC, 201-8889 Walnut Grove Drive, Langley, BC, V1M 2N7. No phone calls please.